The mission of the Co+Lab is threefold:

  • To offer interdisciplinary learning experiences for students, including interaction with patients and caregivers and technology skills development

  • To conduct design research to gain insights related to working with technology within the context of health

  • To develop digital health prototypes using participatory design, including context-aware mobile applications and artificial and virtual reality technologies

Faculty Leadership
Joyce Lee, MD, MPH, Robert P. Kelch Research Professor of Pediatrics, U-M Medical School
Mark Newman, PhD, Associate Professor, U-M School of Information

Staff Partners
Jacob Dwyer, Ashley Garrity & Valerie Gavrila

Student Partners
Shriti Raj, U-M School of Information
Kelsey Toporski, U-M School of Information

Advisory Board
The Co+Lab also works with an interdisciplinary advisory board which includes partners from across the University of Michigan and executives from Lenovo.